Great days out at shows and festivals
There are some amazing country shows, and festivals taking place up and down the country every year. And they make a great day out when you’re on holiday.
Whether you come from the town or country, there’s something for everyone. These events offer a wide range of activities and entertainment, and they can be a good way to discover the local area. You can also watch a huge range of displays and performances, browse stalls, sample local produce and discover something new.
When the hectic day is over, Tranquil Parks are the ideal place to recover, rest and relax. Every park is adult-only and set in a peaceful location with high standards and a touch of luxury.
Here’s a quick guide to some of the major shows and festivals around the country which you can reach within about an hour’s drive of the Tranquil Parks mentioned.
Royal Bath and West Show 30 May – 2 June, Shepton Mallet
A four-day celebration of British agriculture, entertainment, food and drink. In addition to the competitions and awards, there are over 600 stands where you can buy just about anything from a beer to a 4×4 vehicle! Find out more
Nearby Tranquil Parks: Bath Chew Valley Caravan Park, Old Oaks Touring & Glamping Park, Wells Holiday Park and Greenacres Touring Park.
Monmouthshire Food Festival 2-3 June
The action takes place at Caldicot Castle, with demonstrations from top chefs, samples from food producers and tastings. Find out more
Nearby Tranquil Parks: Three Castles Country Caravan Park and Briarfields Motel and Touring park.
The Lincolnshire Show 20-21 June
This show has been going for 134 years and will this year commemorate RAF100 and the end of WW1. Highlights will include shopping, food, gardening exhibitions, live music, farmyard animals, competitions, displays and countryside pursuits. Find out more
Nearby Tranquil Parks: Wolds View Touring Park, Cherry Tree Touring Park, Long Acres Touring Park and Brookside Caravan and Camping Park
Royal Norfolk Show 27-28 June, Norwich
This celebration of our agricultural industries features livestock and equine competitions, and top-class show jumping. There’s a full schedule of various displays and live music, plus hundreds of stands for shoppers. Find out more
Nearby Tranquil Park: Two Mills Touring Park
Llangollen International Eistedfod 3-8 July
Performers and visitors come from all over the world to share all kinds of music from folk to classical and rock. One of the highlights is an evening with Van Morrison. Find out more
Nearby Tranquil Parks: The Trotting Mare Caravan Park, Daisy Bank Touring Caravan Park
The Great Yorkshire Show 10-12 July, Harrogate
This iconic three-day event attracts more than 130,000 visitors with over 8,500 animals taking part. The 160th show plans to have something for everyone with breathtaking performances and plenty of surprises lined up. Find out more
Nearby Tranquil Park: York Caravan Park
Heckington Show 28-29 July
The largest village show in England, this is a quintessentially English summer occasion featuring competitions, a main ring and trade stands. Find out more
Nearby Tranquil Parks: Long Acres Touring Park, Delph Bank Touring Caravan Park
Royal Lancashire Show 20-22 August, Ribchester
Specialising in magnificent livestock displays and traditional entertainment, this is also a showcase for wonderful food and drink with real ales, ciders and award-winning artisan food. Stalls cover everything from designer clothes to combine harvesters! Find out more [http://www.royallancashireshow.co.uk/]
Nearby Tranquil Parks: Manor House Caravan Park, Gelderwood Country Caravan Park
Leicestershire Country Show 25-26 August
This show celebrates rural life with livestock, horse shows and a range of entertainment including jousting and quad bike stunts, as well as a classic car and tractor rally. Find out more
Nearby Tranquil Parks: New Lodge Farm, Greendale Farm Caravan & Camping Park, Eye Kettleby Lakes Touring Park
Where will you be going this year?
To find a Tranquil Park near where you’re planning to go, visit our Park Finder which has an interactive map.